The Mentoring Alliance

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Summary

The Mentoring Alliance is a Christ-centered, intentionally multi-ethnic ministry. We exist to mobilize godly people into the lives of kids and families, to provide tangible help and eternal hope.

The TMA staff operates through the three mentoring ministries that together form The Mentoring Alliance:

Boys & Girls Clubs of East Texas is the after-school program of The Mentoring Alliance. The BGCET meets daily in 14 different locations all throughout the community. Great, godly staff mentors work with kids to help them develop emotionally, academically and spiritually.

Gospel Village is the one-on-one volunteer mentoring program of The Mentoring Alliance. Gospel Village connects godly, adult volunteer mentors from local area churches with students from targeted local area schools in mutually transforming mentoring relationships.

Rose City Summer Camps is the summer camp program of The Mentoring Alliance. In this exciting summer camp, godly camp counselor mentors lead hundreds of students each and every day. They combat summer learning regression by creating a structured and fun learning environment. They also have fun worship times and daily Bible studies.


Contact information

Mailing address:
The Mentoring Alliance
1909 S Broadway Ave
Tyler, TX 75701

Website: thementoringalliance.com

Phone: 903-593-9211

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 752541408

CEO/President: Kevin East

Chairman: Justin Lindley

Board size: 12

Founder:

Ruling year: 1994

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2016


Purpose

We connect godly people with families in our community to provide high quality after school programs, summer camps, and dedicated mentoring relationships.

Priority Outcomes:

Vibrant Faith; Academic Success; Emotional Resilience


Mission statement

The Mentoring Alliance exists to mobilize godly people into the lives of kids and families, to provide tangible help and eternal hope.


Statement of faith

The Board of Directors adopted our Statement of Faith in an effort to create a standard for the leadership of our organization. We have a deep desire to bring on staff and board members who are compelled by Christ's love and who strive for unity in our goals as a ministry.

We believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the inspired Word of God, which never fails. It is the supreme and final authority in all matters about which it speaks. (Matt. 5:17-18; Gal. 3:17-20; 2 Tim. 3:16; 2 Pet. 1:21; Heb. 4:12)

We believe in one God eternally existing in three persons; namely, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. (Deut. 6:4; Gal. 3:20; Matt. 28:19; Acts 13:2)

We believe that Jesus Christ was conceived by the Holy Spirit, was born of the Virgin Mary, and is true God and true man. (Isaiah 7:14; Luke 1:27-35; Heb. 2:17)

We believe that Jesus Christ lived a sinless life, died for our sins as a substitutionary sacrifice, and that all who believe in Him are made righteous on the basis of His shed blood. (2 Cor. 5:14; Rom. 5:19; Rom. 3:24-26)

We believe in the bodily resurrection of Christ, in His ascension into heaven, and in His present life there for us. Jesus now serves as high priest, intercessor, and advocate on our behalf with the Father. (Rom. 1:4; John 20:25-27; I John 2:1; Heb. 7:25; Mark 16:19; Acts 1:9-11)

We believe man was created in the image of God and that he sinned, therefore experiencing death and separation from God. Man is now lost, without hope, and in need of forgiveness. (Gen. 1:26-27; Rom. 5:12-19, 6:23; Eph. 2:1-3; Mark 7:20-23)

We believe that anyone can be saved - becoming a child of God - by grace through faith in Jesus Christ. Salvation is a gift of God, not of works. (Eph. 2:8-9; John 3:7; John 1:12; Rom. 10:9-10) We believe it is the privilege of all who are born again of the Spirit to be assured of their salvation from the very moment in which they trust Christ as their Savior. (John 10:28-30; Eph. 4:30; 1 John 2:1; Rom. 8:38-39)

We are committed to ministering to a lost and hurting world and to partnering with other ministries to accomplish this. It is our desire to share the Gospel, to carry on the ministry of reconciliation, and to strive for social justice. (Matt. 25:31-40, 28:18-20; Luke 19:11-27; 2 Cor. 5:20)

We are committed to ministering to a lost and hurting world and to partnering with other ministries to accomplish this. It is our desire to share the Gospel, to carry on the ministry of reconciliation, and to strive for biblical justice. (Matt. 25:31-40, 28:18-20; Luke 19:11-27; 2 Cor. 5:20)

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating858 of 110292 of 122
Fund acquisition rating972 of 1103101 of 122
Resource allocation rating398 of 110362 of 122
Asset utilization rating826 of 110286 of 122

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%17%14%18%14%6%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%10%9%11%9%4%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
88%60%67%62%69%67%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%10%10%12%11%6%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
12%40%33%38%31%33%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%82%80%80%79%82%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%100%87%96%84%67%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
75%82%70%77%67%55%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%0%13%4%16%33%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%0%10%2%10%24%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%8%9%8%10%12%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.840.660.630.550.520.45
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.762.672.612.902.222.33
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.721.751.641.601.151.05
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
16.966.4910.329.9613.6437.58
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.060.150.100.100.070.03
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.275.796.616.769.6711.13
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%6%4%3%9%8%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
102%143%153%175%176%205%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20232022202120202019
Cash$3,442,135$3,819,469$3,010,539$4,206,025$3,521,171
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$469,182$106,013$175,663$72,558$82,570
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,911,317$3,925,482$3,186,202$4,278,583$3,603,741
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$3,343,110$3,475,617$4,250,457$4,468,680$4,080,253
Other long-term assets$3,185,807$2,847,538$1,798,811$764,323$706,499
Total long-term assets$6,528,917$6,323,155$6,049,268$5,233,003$4,786,752
Total assets$10,440,234$10,248,637$9,235,470$9,511,586$8,390,493
 
Liabilities20232022202120202019
Payables and accrued expenses$282,100$339,716$228,629$171,723$88,152
Other current liabilities$320,343$40,498$91,293$141,846$7,748
Total current liabilities$602,443$380,214$319,922$313,569$95,900
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$526,000$542,318
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$526,000$542,318
Total liabilities$602,443$380,214$319,922$839,569$638,218
 
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$9,615,859$9,846,491$8,808,571$8,524,085$6,331,265
With donor restrictions$221,932$21,932$106,977$147,932$1,421,010
Net assets$9,837,791$9,868,423$8,915,548$8,672,017$7,752,275
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20232022202120202019
Total contributions$4,081,565$4,942,293$3,268,450$4,006,818$3,777,176
Program service revenue$1,900,969$1,581,690$1,559,781$1,306,171$1,807,934
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$346,031($15,329)$46,740$10,553($28,760)
Other revenue$500,615$877,715$434,750$507,333$98,048
Total other revenue$2,747,615$2,444,076$2,041,271$1,824,057$1,877,222
Total revenue$6,829,180$7,386,369$5,309,721$5,830,875$5,654,398
 
Expenses20232022202120202019
Program services$5,602,842$5,157,363$4,075,992$3,895,956$3,108,537
Management and general$579,423$601,014$426,812$479,785$459,768
Fundraising$677,547$675,117$588,338$545,023$214,937
Total expenses$6,859,812$6,433,494$5,091,142$4,920,764$3,783,242
 
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)($30,632)$952,875$218,579$910,111$1,871,156
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($30,632)$952,875$218,579$910,111$1,871,156

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Kevin EastPresident & CEO$280,143
Matt Edwards$180,108
Zachary Garza$140,987
Anne Ferguson$133,275
Mark Lamb$132,516

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2023


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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 2/16/2024. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


History


Program accomplishments

Per 2022 Impact Report:
25 schools served
2,148 kids served
504 mentorship matches since 2015


Needs

The Alliance is a passionate group of monthly givers on a mission to provide tangible help and eternal hope to kids and families in our community. Your monthly donation provides an opportunity for Mentoring Alliance to bless more families in need of financial assistance and scholarships for our after school and summer camps childcare programs, and foster relationships in our mentoring program.